Getting to the Canterbury District

By road

The Canterbury district has excellent road links with the M20 (M25/M26) and M2 motorways providing easy links to London and its airports. The A2 and A260 connect Canterbury with the port of Dover and the Eurotunnel terminal in Cheriton near Folkestone. Herne Bay and Whitstable are both a short drive from Canterbury, via the A28/A291 and A290. 

By rail

Canterbury has two mainline railways stations, East and West and is served by frequent trains to and from London Charing Cross, London Victoria and elsewhere in Kent. Passengers getting off at Eurostar at Ashford International will find that Canterbury is just a 20-minute rail journey. Whitstable and Herne Bay are both on a direct line to London Victoria.

By bus

National Express coaches run to Canterbury from London Victoria Coach Station. 

By air

London Airports are all approximately under two hours drive from Canterbury City centre. 

Parking in Canterbury, Whitstable and Herne Bay

Parking in Canterbury, Whitstable and Herne Bay

Find out more about parking in Canterbury, Whitstable and Herne Bay. 


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